Include broccoli in your omelet. Little florets with lots of cheese makes a yummy veggie omelet breakfast.

Broccoli, onion, and cheese omelet









Steamed Broccoli

I like steamed broccoli. The best way to cook broccoli is boil it in water for five minutes, turn off the burner, cover the pot, and let it set for 20 minutes. You get tender broccoli that isn’t overcooked to mush.

The last time I made an omelet with broccoli, I just added small florets with the eggs. It tasted awful. Too crunchy for me.

Crunchy broccoli is great if eating it raw, dipped in ranch dressing. This time, however, I steamed broccoli the best way as described above. Then I added small tender florets to my omelet. It was perfect.

Broccoli Florets
Tender steamed broccoli florets









Baked Omelets

Have you ever baked omelets? Try this recipe from Ramona’s Cuisine for a baked broccoli, cheese, and pepper omelet. I haven’t made it yet, but it’s definitely on my breakfast-to-make priorities.

Making the Omelet

Eggs, Onion, and Broccoli
Red Onion, Broccoli, Garlic and Pepper seasoning, 2 eggs










Cooking an omelet
Making the Omelet



Steamed Broccoli Omelet
Broccoli, Onion, Cheese Omelet















I included an on-the-spur-of-the-moment fruit decision to my breakfast – fried banana! It was different but tasty.

I had plenty of leftover steamed broccoli, and I cooked brown rice and had enough for three more snacks or lunches.

Steamed broccoli and brown rice
Leftover Broccoli with Brown Rice



Broccoli Cheese 2-Egg Omelet
Recipe Type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Author: Angie with
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Serves: 1
Steamed broccoli and vegetable cheese omelet
  • 2 eggs (from cage-free hens)
  • 1 slice vegetable cheese
  • 1/4 red onion, chopped
  • Spoonful steamed broccoli florets
  • Garlic and pepper herb seasoning to taste
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  1. Boil broccoli for five minutes. Turn burner off, and cover pot. Let broccoli set for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Chop onion, and saute in seasoning in a tablespoon of coconut oil on a griddle.
  3. Add a couple of spoonfuls of broccoli florets with onion and stir.
  4. Add two eggs. Scramble eggs with the onion and broccoli and let set about 15 seconds.
  5. Add cheese slice on top.
  6. Fold over one side of eggs, the fold over the other side.
  7. Voila! Your broccoli omelet is ready to eat.

Daiya Cheese Omelet Option

If you like green veggies with your breakfast, try Daiya Cheese & Spinach Omelet. Actually, the spinach omelet is my favorite of all veggie ones.
What is your go-to choice for omelets? Let me know, and I’ll try yours out.


  1. I like to blanch the broccoli and then chop it up and sautee it with onions before putting it into the omelette.

    1. Author

      Yes, the broccoli is much more tender that way.

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